Nov 13, 2012 4:25am EST
top -- >>> great economic news could be on the horizon. >> our country could be energy independent in the near future. ainsley earhart explains. plains. thrrt. clearly we are having issues with that story. we'll try to get that to you coming up in just a bit. >> let's talk about sports just a little. bryce harper, everybody remembers him, he has been named the national league rookie of the year. he hit 270 last season with 22 home runs. he knocked in 59 runs and he did it after missing the first month of the season. angels outfielder mike trout won the al rookie of the year. manager of the year awards will be named today and the nats skipper is one of the finalists. >> we still have plenty ahead. weather, traffic and all your top stories. >> fox 5 morning news at 4:30 starts now. ts now. >>> good morning. happy tuesday, everyone. november13th, live look outside right now. a lot of people will be getting back to work. they are probably still asleep. >> congress back in session. >> a lot dpeg on here in washington d.c. including some weather. good morning. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm w
Nov 15, 2012 4:25am EST
happening? got a little of what we call upper level trofimoffing through just a little piece of energy strolling through at the moment. that is giving us the cloud cover along with the rain showers down in the carolinas. this rain shower won't get in here because of high pressure off to the north. it is kind of blocking that moisture from making it too far north and this is going to get pulled out to sea. the bottom line for us, plenty of clouds in the forecast today. i think you might see a peek or period of sunshine from time to time but the trent will be more clouds than sun. we'll keep the cool temperatures around for the day. you get into tomorrow, more sunshine and a gradual warm-up. not going to be terribly warm and here to start the weekend. i think we'll be back in the mid-50s by saturday. 50 today. still cool for this time of year. the average daytime high should be in the upper 50s. here is the change. i took showers out of the forecast for the day on sunday. look like, if we get anything at all, it would be on monday. even then, there is some question marks. this coastal sy
Nov 16, 2012 4:25am EST
next week. >> c history ta is recruited for an inner city school that could use her energy and new ideas. now comes word that malcolm x elementary is one of 20 schools the chancellor wants to close. >> it is breaking my heart that i came here to students who are in need and they are being forgotten and left behind. i'm feeling that dcps is pulling the rug out from underneath me after 11 weeks of school. >> reporter: it is decision time for dozens of people would packed the city council public hearing on the school closure plan. it affects 3,000 students in six wards. most of the schools on the plus are east of the river or in northeast. -- on the list are east of the river or in northeast. she came with her dad to hear why her school has to close. the family moved here from dallas and it is the only school she has ever known. >> we won't have a school that we withhold hands and walk down the street to. i think that is problematic. they are closing down the community. >> reporter: that is how aaron martin feels about the proposal to close francis stevens education campus and send th
Nov 12, 2012 4:25am EST
trapped in a recliner. finally got her out. -- was trapped under a lot of debris. >> a local energy says there were no gas leaks prior to the incident. >>> janet napolitano is visiting some of the hardest hit areas from hurricane sandy. her visit comes when many are still in the dark two weeks after the storm. steps of thousands are still without power and new york governor andrew cuomo has criticized the company for being unprepared for this. power company say they are doing all they can. >>> for the first time since the 1973 yom kippur war, israel has fired. israel is -- has been fired on by syria. >>> up next, a first for some world fashion designers. >> we'll explain how the fashion show was the first of its kind. first, let's talk to our own fashion expert, tucker barnes. >> thank you very much. we've got a nice start to your day. these miles temperatures, got clouds on the horizon. i'll have the details on the forecast. julie wright is in too. she might have more jokes than traffic to talk about this morning but we'll get the latest from her coming up after the break.